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  Jackson, Henry M. "Scoop"
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  1982-01-01  
 
NameHenry M. "Scoop" Jackson
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Everett, Washington , United States
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Born May 31, 1912
Died September 01, 1983 (71 years)
ContributorRalphie
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May 19, 2013 01:48pm
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Infoborn in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., May 31, 1912; attended the public schools and Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.; graduated from the law school of the University of Washington at Seattle in 1935; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Everett, Wash.; prosecuting attorney of Snohomish County 1938-1940; attended the International Maritime Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1945 as adviser to the American delegation; elected president of the International Maritime Conference held in Seattle, Wash., in 1946; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3,1941-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs (Seventy-ninth Congress); elected to the United States Senate in 1952 and reelected in 1958, 1964, 1970, 1976 and again in 1982, serving from January 3, 1953 until his death on September 1, 1983 in Everett, Wash.; chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (Eighty-eighth through Ninety-fifth Congresses), Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixty Congresses); chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 1960; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States, 1972 and 1976; interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.


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RACES
  11/02/1982 WA US Senate Won 68.96% (+44.68%)
  09/14/1982 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 66.23% (+55.41%)
  11/02/1976 WA US Senate Won 71.84% (+47.59%)
  09/00/1976 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 68.33% (+61.56%)
  07/15/1976 US President - D Convention Lost 0.33% (-74.15%)
  07/15/1976 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.54% (-93.74%)
  07/01/1976 US President - D Primaries Lost 7.13% (-32.06%)
  07/13/1972 US President - D Convention Lost 17.42% (-39.95%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-59.04%)
  06/06/1972 US President - D Primaries Lost 3.16% (-22.61%)
  11/03/1970 WA US Senate Won 82.43% (+66.42%)
  09/15/1970 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 73.18% (+61.52%)
  11/03/1964 WA US Senate Won 72.21% (+44.42%)
  09/15/1964 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 59.61% (+32.65%)
  07/17/1960 DNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1958 WA US Senate Won 67.32% (+35.95%)
  09/16/1958 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 62.81% (+35.96%)
  11/04/1952 WA US Senate Won 56.23% (+12.69%)
  09/16/1952 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 48.84% (+9.74%)
  11/07/1950 WA District 2 Won 61.18% (+23.00%)
  09/12/1950 WA District 2 - Blanket Primary Won 51.98% (+28.25%)
  11/02/1948 WA District 2 Won 61.64% (+26.04%)
  09/14/1948 WA District 2 - Blanket Primary Won 53.72% (+36.96%)
  11/05/1946 WA District 2 Won 53.07% (+6.13%)
  11/07/1944 WA District 2 Won 60.39% (+20.79%)
  11/03/1942 WA District 2 Won 59.86% (+19.72%)
  11/05/1940 WA District 2 Won 57.40% (+14.81%)
  11/08/1938 Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Won 76.00% (+52.00%)
  09/13/1938 Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney - D Primary Won 76.79% (+53.58%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
WA Governor - Blanket Primary - Sep 21, 1976 D Dixy Lee Ray
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 R Warren E. Burger
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall